A new year is here with 365 days, with fresh energy to take us forward. What are you planning to do with it? Have you closed the last year? How many things are you carrying forward for the new year? Goals, aspirations, wins, setbacks, conflicts, love, friendship, joy, sorrow, and more. Should we take them... Continue Reading →
What are you feeding your mind? (Mass media)
You have to feed your mind daily with the good, clean, pure, powerful and positive Zig Ziglar Do you get scared while walking in a crowded street or traveling in a cab, waiting for the lift, to open the door when it rings unexpectedly? Do you often suspect or doubt new/known people you meet? Do... Continue Reading →
What are you feeding to your mind?
There are many things of which a wise man might wish to be ignorant. Ralph Waldo Emerson We live in the information era. Gone are the days when an individual could get limited information or input to their mind from finite sources. It used to be optional, and easy to resist the information if not... Continue Reading →
What do you see, weeds or plants?
Weeds are flowers too, once you get to know them.A A Milne A day after the lockdown period, I was sitting and watching the garden from my balcony. For a long time, no one worked in that garden but suddenly found that people were removing the plants from there. I did not understand why are... Continue Reading →
Each one can reach one
We can't help everyone, but everyone can help someone.Ronald Regan I was reading a small story, a Zen story. Once, two travelers in the desert had lost their ways. They were hungry, thirsty, and too tired to walk anymore. They reached an intimidating wall-like structure. It camouflaged in the dunes of the desert and was... Continue Reading →
Books and Coffee
When we are confined at home, socializing and meeting friends and acquaintances are remote things, virtual meetings and gatherings are the norms of the day, and it is natural to look for solace from the comfort of home. Apart from my plants, it is books and coffee that keep me engaged in their own ways.... Continue Reading →
Thank you 2021
It is time to say goodbye to 2021 and welcome 2022 with renewed vigor and hope.It was a year to remember or to forget! Difficult to decide where it belongs. We may keep it in mind for many more years than needed due to the disasters it brought. But the question is, should we remember... Continue Reading →
Finding the rhythm of your life
This paragraph is from Like the Flowing River written by one of my favorite authors, Paulo Coelho. This paragraph illustrates what a lady had once told him. It is about how she managed her pilgrimage at her own pace. Isn't this true for all of us in our journey of life? With the acute peer pressure and... Continue Reading →
Oops, I have not written anything for a long time. About 20 drafts are sitting and waiting for me to show up and release them from the storage. It looks like the time hasn't come for them yet! However, I could push a blog to mention coming back to writing so that I get started.... Continue Reading →
It's been a long time before logging into WordPress. The editor looks different! Life has its way keeps us busy how we take it is up to us. Ups and downs are part of our life, felt I have almost stopped writing blogs. As I could not write, I started with my reading list. The... Continue Reading →
You can heal your life – Letting go
Be like a tree and let the dead leaves drop – Rumi For any change in life, the first thing to do is let go of the past. It could be habits, experiences, or whatever you are holding on to. Unless we empty our cups, we cannot fill them freshly. Nature is the best teacher.... Continue Reading →
What I feel after the win
Photo by Andrea Piacquadio on Pexels.com Over the past year, staying at home was a burden to many. Missing out on all the fun outside, eating, shopping, traveling, hanging out with family and friends. There were days I wished to go out and missed those things like everyone else. But after the dreaded encounter of... Continue Reading →
Could you smile please!
In 2018, I wrote about the masks, Are you wearing a mask? I had written it figuratively to indicate how the adults' camouflage to get adapt to the situations. At that time, I didn't even dream of situations where masks are worn literally by most of the population. Those were the days when we could see... Continue Reading →
Are you counting apples or seeds?
We can easily count the seeds in an apple, but not possible to count the apples in a seed.-Unknown I came across this quote while listening a recorded talk by Dr. Wayne Dyer. Astonished by the truth and the simplest way it conveys the profound thoughts. We have learned from our childhood about countable nouns... Continue Reading →
Which color do you have?
March is a month of colors. When nature blooms with colorful flowers and fresh leaves, we get ready to embrace the festivities that come along. The first big festival is Holi, the celebration of colors. Many mythological events are associated with it. It is the festival of forgiveness, love, joy, and the triumph of good... Continue Reading →
Dear March – Come in
Where flowers bloom,So does HopeLady Bird Johnson The arrival of spring comes with hope. The earth presses the refresh button to shake off the blues of winter to welcome the baby leaves that would brighten the trees, the buds which would paint the world around us. Yes, the year 2021 is moving swiftly, and two... Continue Reading →